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  • Education Is A Right That Must Be Fulfilled Urgently
    by FPA Administrator on July 19, 2018 at 10:30 am

      Disruptors are becoming ever more prevalent as bold solutions are offered for global problems. In health, transport, and agriculture big ideas are at the centre of fierce debates about reform and innovation; nowhere is this more evident than in education. In developing countries, quality education for the poor is rare:  ... The post Education Is A Right That Must Be Fulfilled Urgently appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Human Trafficking in India: Abuse from the Rural Elite and the Wider Implications
    by Victoria Watson on July 18, 2018 at 10:30 am

      At any given time, India contains an estimated 18.4 million victims of modern slavery. Of that number, 26 percent, or 5.5 million, are children. India is no exception to the trend that trafficking and subsequent slavery are shown to be most prevalent in countries producing consumer goods through low-cost labor, ... The post Human Trafficking in India: Abuse from the Rural Elite and the Wider Implications appeared first on Foreign […]

  • How Germany sees Ukraine
    by FPA Administrator on July 17, 2018 at 10:30 am

        A New Study Documents Meticulously a Wide Range of German Expert Opinion on Ukrainian Affairs and on Their Current Perception in Germany Germany is Western Europe’s demographically and economically most significant country, while Ukraine has, in the post-Soviet period, become a geopolitical pivot state of Eastern Europe as well as ... The post How Germany sees Ukraine appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Trump Raises Doubts in NATO Allies
    by FPA Administrator on July 16, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Everything is ready for US President Donald Trump to land on Tuesday in Brussels where he will later participate in the NATO summit. A meeting where the tensions instigated by the White House among the rest of the 28 countries will serve as a reference for the face-to-face meeting ... The post Trump Raises Doubts in NATO Allies appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Ethiopia Between Risk and Reform
    by FPA Administrator on July 13, 2018 at 10:30 am

    On 2 April 2018, Ethiopia’s restless new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was sworn into power. Since then the Federal Republic of Ethiopia has found itself in a whirlwind of reform. Ethiopia is undergoing its most significant changes since the 1991 birth of the EPRDF ruling coalition under its controversial leader, ... The post Ethiopia Between Risk and Reform appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Six Ways NATO Can Address the Russian Challenge
    by Dominik P. Jankowski on July 12, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Anti-Access/Area-Denial capabilities (A2/AD)—the ability to prevent an adversary from entering an area of land, sea, or air—have become a major component of military force postures for powers around the globe, but Russia is the most committed to advancing their development. Russian A2/AD capabilities are shaping NATO’s neighborhood and the ... The post Six Ways NATO Can Address the Russian Challenge appeared first on Foreign […]

  • Mexico’s New Six Year Presidential Experiment
    by Richard Basas on July 11, 2018 at 10:30 am

      After decades of one party rule under the PRI, two standard six year Presidential terms under the PAN and a brisk return to the PRI to remind voters why they ejected them in the first place, Mexicans came out en masse to vote for the ex-mayor of Mexico City, Manuel ... The post Mexico’s New Six Year Presidential Experiment appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Is North Korea Actually Disarming?
    by Jacqueline Schultz on July 10, 2018 at 10:30 am

    The Summit Not too long ago, President Trump was promising “fire and fury”, while Kim Jong-Un was assuring a “super-mighty pre-emptive strike”. On June 12, 2018 as cameras flashed and hands shook, both leaders significantly changed their tune with flattery and promises. The Singapore Summit was indeed a ... The post Is North Korea Actually Disarming? appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • On the Nuclear Posture Review
    by FPA Administrator on July 5, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Another day, another crisis. North Korea, despite the international community’s cautious optimism following the Trump-Kim summit, appears to be moving full steam ahead with its missile program, all while the last vestige of the Iranian Nuclear Deal is swept away by hawkish White House advisors calling for regime change. ... The post On the Nuclear Posture Review appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Politics and the World Cup
    by FPA Administrator on July 4, 2018 at 10:30 am

    News about the 2018 World Cup in Russia will dominate sports headlines and television screens throughout the summer months as fans come out of the woodwork to support their nation’s soccer teams. And while the World Cup is a great way to unite people, it is important to ... The post Politics and the World Cup appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • One To Watch: Spain’s new PM Pedro Sanchez
    by FPA Administrator on July 2, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Given the seemingly relentless flow of news over the last several months, a perception no doubt augmented by the whiplash nature of today’s 280-character policy making process, the recent events in Spain have generally been relegated to the sidelines of political and foreign affairs discussions. Impending trade wars, immigration ... The post One To Watch: Spain’s new PM Pedro Sanchez appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  •  Youth Activists Push for Political Accountability in The Democratic Republic of Congo
    by Ellen Bresnick on June 29, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Current Political Crisis The Democratic Republic of Congo has been plagued with political instability ever since independence from Belgium in 1960. This instability has contributed greatly to widespread government corruption, due to limited mechanisms of accountability. In 2006, the first democratic elections were held in over four decades and Joseph Kabila, ... The post  Youth Activists Push for Political Accountability in The Democratic […]

  • On South Africa
    by FPA Administrator on June 28, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    I first visited South Africa in 2008, when Thabo Mbeki was being outmaneuvered by Jacob Zuma, who forced out Mbeki and ascended to the presidency in spite of sexual assault and corruption charges. No one then understood how catastrophic Zuma’s eight years in power would be—but a report the  The post On South Africa appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Children at the Border, Part 2: Failure, Chaos, and Deceit
    by Scott Monje on June 27, 2018 at 1:07 pm

    This is the second of two parts. The CHIP Model Applied to the Border To understand the fate of children at the border, it may be necessary to examine what else was happening at the time. Trump’s campaign and presidency have focused on the issue of illegal immigration, in particular on what ... The post Children at the Border, Part 2: Failure, Chaos, and Deceit appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Iraqi lawyer calls for establishment of diplomatic relations with Israel
    by Rachel Avraham on June 26, 2018 at 1:03 pm

      In an exclusive interview, Iraqi lawyer Ammar Al Hamadani stated: “I love and support the State of Israel as well as the Jewish people across the world. I congratulate both the American and Israeli governments for transferring the US Embassy to Israel’s eternal capital city of Jerusalem. In addition, ... The post Iraqi lawyer calls for establishment of diplomatic relations with Israel appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

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